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The Dixie Tabernacle becomes the temporary home of the Grande Ole Opry, Hank Williams records three timeless songs in a single day, Dolly Parton tracks the single that makes her rich several times over, Elvis Presley calls President Carter with an odd request, Merle Haggard and inmate Johnny Paycheck perform at the Chillicothe State Prison in Ohio. That and more in today's podcast! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @TICMH podcast!
Jimmie Rodgers records one of his signature singles, Roy Acuff heads to Hollywood before running for Tennessee governor, Elvis Presley hires his first manager, Mickey Gilley gets $17 million and the rights to his last name back from his former manager, and Tim McGraw gets his own shovel at the Nashville Zoo. Happy birthday to Junior Brown, Jess Carson, Kimberly Perry and Chris Young! That and more in today's podcast. Subscribe to us on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @TICMHPodcast.
Hank Williams performs on the Grande Ole Opry for the first time, Hank Jr gets his first RIAA-Certified gold album, Chuck Berry pleads guilty to tax evasion, Tanya Tucker performs the Heimlich maneuver on a friend during her baby shower, Garth Brooks sets an autograph-signing record, and someone pays more than 20 grand for George Jones' wrecked Lexus SUV. Also, happy birthday to Frank Beard of ZZ Top, and singer-songwriter Bruce Robinson. That and more in today's podcast!
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Elvis Presley records his very first album, Jerry Lee Lewis loses an airplane, Tammy Wynette gets honored by her home state, George Strait's first single gets released, and Garth Brooks makes a special offer to his friend Chris Ledoux. That and more in today's podcast! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @TICMHpodcast
Hank Williams gets arrested for starting a fire in a Nashville hotel room, MCA Records releases a "Second Helping" of Lynyrd Skynyrd, the IRS pursues Johnny Paycheck for seven years of back taxes, Trisha Yearwood applies for a job at the Country Music Hall Of Fame, and Buddy Holly's wristwatch from his last flight sells for six figures. Happy birthday to Chris Stapleton! That and more in today's podcast! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TICMHpodcast
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is honored on the Grand Ole Opry, Loretta Lynn receives the guitar that starts her country music career, George Jones releases the song considered by many to be the greatest country song every recorded, Mickey Gilley reclaims his name, and Dolly Parton gets honored by Congress. Also, happy birthday to Loretta Lynn and Margo Price! That and more in today's podcast. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify or Google Play. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TICMHpodcast
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